IITM, German institute collaborating to develop green energy solutions

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News: Researchers from IIT Madras are collaborating with their counterparts in Germany to develop new materials for green energy solutions.The project has been taken up under the Scheme for Promotion of academic and Research Collaboration(SPARC).

Facts:

  • SPARC Scheme: It is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
  • Aim: To improve the research ecosystem of India’s Higher Educational Institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the best institutions in the world from 28 selected nations to jointly solve problems of national and international relevance.
  • National Coordinator: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is the National Coordinating Institute to implement the SPARC programme.